Goodrington Sands Paignton

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Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6LN
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Close to Paignton is the long, sandy stretch of Goodrington Sands. With a Seaside Award, safe swimming conditions and loads of great activities, this family friendly beach promises to keep the kids happy whatever the weather.

So what can you do at Goodrington Sands? The first thing that springs to mind is watersports! This a great place to swim, and there are a number of different hire options available, with pedalos, paddle boats and even windsurfing for beginners.

If you’re planning to explore the rock pools at low tide, don’t forget to visit the Seashore Centre first. Here you can learn more about the English Riviera’s sea-life and Geopark through interactive displays. After arming yourself with information, you’ll know precisely what you’ve found lurking under the seaweed!

Read more on our Top 10 Beaches on The English RIviera page.

Type: Sandy with rock pools
Access: Access is easy, level areas throughout. There is a slipway to the beach. 
Disabled toilet facilities

Dogs:
Banned during the summer season on South Sands. Dogs on the promenade must be on leads at all times. Dogs may be exercised on North Sands beach.

Opening Times

Goodrington South Sands (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Events

5th July 2020 - 5th July 2020

Geopark Triathlon, Goodrington Sands, PaigntonGeopark TriathlonThis event starts with a great sea swim in the warm waters of Goodrington Sands. Then it’s onto the bikes for a challenging loop around the Torbay area and finally a stunning out and back off-road coast run over towards Brixham. Be warned it’s a tough course. The first 6 miles of the bike course…
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Directions

Road Directions

From Paignton, take the coast road heading towards Brixham and Goodrington is signed. There is a regular bus service.

Public Transport Directions

Paignton is the nearest town with good main road access. There is ample parking as well as local rail and bus services. Bus number 12 runs very frequently.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Disabled toilets
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Amusements
  • Beach wheelchair available for daily hire
  • Deckchairs
  • First Aid Room
  • Lifeguards (May - September)
  • Shop
  • Shower facilities
  • Toilets
  • Watersports equipment hire

Catering

  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Year round on North Sands. Not in Summer on South Sands
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Close to Railway Station
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Get in Touch

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Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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